KUER: Is Charity Care an Alternative to Expanding Medicaid in Utah?

(KUER) Conservative leaders in Utah see charity care as an appealing alternative, and want to expand it to serve more of the uninsured.  Stan Rasmussen is Director of Public Affairs for the conservative think tank Sutherland Institute.

“We feel that healthcare entitlements are impersonal, inefficient, and expensive, and that charity care builds community, costs less, and is more efficient,” Rasmussen says. “We as human beings can and should be attentive to the needs of each other, and should not have to rely on mechanisms of government.”

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